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Old 04-30-2014, 06:40 AM   #1
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How to create an encrypted pen drive?


Hello,

Is there an easy way to create an encrypted usb pen drive? I tried following a guide but I dont quite understand how it works (and it doesnt).

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Old 04-30-2014, 10:48 AM   #2
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What guide are you following?

When you say pen drive, this is just the physical shape of it correct? Otherwise it really just shows up similarly as a USB thumb stick, correct or incorrect?

I'd use truecrypt to make an encrypted file container: http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/tutorial

You should be able to use truecrypt to make encrypted volumes or file containers on any removable, and rewritable media.
 
Old 04-30-2014, 11:08 AM   #3
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I would suggest LUKS.

https://access.redhat.com/site/docum...ncryption.html

I use it on my external drives, on a centos workstation.

Here is some ubuntu information if you need it:

http://askubuntu.com/questions/63594...m-command-line
 
Old 04-30-2014, 12:03 PM   #4
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What guide are you following?

When you say pen drive, this is just the physical shape of it correct? Otherwise it really just shows up similarly as a USB thumb stick, correct or incorrect?
Yes thats right

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I would suggest LUKS.
Thanks I'll try it

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